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Using Calibrated Peer Review to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Classes

Description: This poster discusses a project using Calibrated Peer Review (CPR). CPR is a web-based instructional tool. CPR assignments require students to write an essay, evaluated three 'canned' calibration essays on the same topic, evaluate three of their peers' essays, and finally evaluate their own essay. The authors' goal was to determine whether the CPR process improves student learning of the essay content and whether the CPR process improves student writing.
Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Ishiyama, John & Watson, Wendy
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Causes of Terrorism: A Socioeconomic Analysis - A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on the causes of terrorism and an analysis of how socioeconomic conditions of the Middle East cause individuals to be recruited into terrorist organizations and participate in terrorist activities.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Books, John
Partner: UNT Honors College

Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on income tax complexity.
Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Oakes, Trayton & Battaglia, Kari
Partner: UNT Honors College

Torture: A Threat-Based Perspective - A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2008 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on torture and threat-based perspectives.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Sowell, Marsha & Meernik, James David
Partner: UNT Honors College

Parent's Education and Children's Test Scores

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on correlations between parent's education and children's test scores.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Jennings, Garrett & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Media Coverage of Modern Environmentalism

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on media coverage of modern environmentalism.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Kettavong, Lasamee; Taylor, James David & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Could an environmental-themed dance promote audience awareness of climate change?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on whether an environmental-themed dance could promote audience awareness of climate change and inspire viewers to live more eco-friendly lifestyles.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Henkel, JoAnn & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Attention Black College Women: "It Is Time To Think Twice Before You Make That Choice!"

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on African American women on college campuses. This research consists of studying African American women on college campuses and discerning what psychological components encourage them to have premarital sex.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Yasmeen, Frazier & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Do Open-Source Software Development Teams Have Enough Eyes?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on open-source software and development teams.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Widick, Logan & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Do Foster Parents View The Foster System Negatively?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on foster care parents and their views of the foster system.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Sampson, Rachael & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Changing American Family and its Consequences

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on the changing American family and its consequences.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Cha, Jina & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Chiral Porphyrins as Selective Pharmaceutical Receptors

Description: Poster presentation for the 2009 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on chiral porphyrins as selective pharmaceutical receptors.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Guess, Spencer & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Does Honesty Pay Off in Politics?

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on attitudes toward honesty in politics.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: McAlister, Lisa & Eve, Susan Brown
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Game - When Will People Learn: Democracy Just Doesn't Work

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the game of democracy.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Wood, Justin; Eshbaugh-Soha, Matthew, 1972- & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Suicide Across Time and Culture

Description: Poster for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on suicide across time and culture.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Gentry, Keni & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College

Biocompatible Graphene-based Growth of Cancer Cells: A Work in Progress

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on the biocompatible graphene-based growth of cancer cells. Graphene is made of a single layer of carbon atoms. Recently is has been used to successfully differentiate stem cells in neural cells.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Parks, Melissa & Verrill, Diane
Partner: UNT Honors College